Julien vs. Babcock

When it comes to the Stanley Cup Playoffs, everyone likes to talk about the players. What team has the best goaltender? Who has the best scoring power? What powerhouse defenceman can be a game changer? All of those questions are completely valid, but hockey fans very seldom question which team has the superior coach. It's strange that such a key ingredient of a winning team is...
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Claude Julien Bans Shorts from Locker Room ☆

Sign posted on Bruins locker room door. Cc @HackswithHaggs #bruinstalk — Michael Giardi (@MikeGiardi) April 15, 2014
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Claude Julien Rips Bruins’ Top Line, ‘Disinterested’ Team After Loss To Jets

The only thing worse than someone being mad at you is that same someone being disappointed in you. Boston Bruins head coach Claude Julien felt both of those things about his team following it’s latest setback. The B’s dropped a 2-1 shootout loss to the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night at the MTS Centre. The B’s are playing out the string before the playoffs start next week,...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Claude Julien: Dennis Seidenberg Has Skated, ‘Not Even Close” To Returning

Bruins head coach Claude Julien confirmed Wednesday afternoon that Dennis Seidenberg has skated in Boston as he recovers from major knee surgery, but also said that the veteran defenseman is “not even close” to returning to the lineup. Seidenberg suffered a torn ACL and MCL in a game against the Ottawa Senators on Dec. 27 and had surgery soon after. The Bruins have replaced Seidenberg...
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Claude Julien: Bruins ‘Being Cautious’ With Injury Chris Kelly Suffered Against Wild (Video)

The Boston Bruins fell to the Minnesota Wild 4-3 in a shootout Tuesday night, and after the game Claude Julien told NESN’s Jamie Erdahl that Chris Kelly suffered some sort of injury in the third period. Kelly played only one shift in the third, and Julien wouldn’t give any specifics about the injury that was sustained but he did divulge that the team was “just being cautious...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Claude Julien On Bruins’ Final Week: ‘We Still Have Something To Play For’

BOSTON — The Stanley Cup playoffs are just about a week away, which means the longest week of the season for a team like the Bruins has arrived. While there are still playoff races to be decided across the NHL, the B’s don’t have much left to play for, at least not when it comes to the standings. Boston has wrapped up the Eastern Conference’s No. 1 seed. They have also put...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

You think the Bruins hate shootouts? Ask the New Jersey Devils how they feel.

The Bruins and Claude Julien have been notorious this year for employing a three-forward one-defenseman style of play when games reach overtime. They want to end the affair before it gets to a shootout.The Bruins don't like shootouts. They'd rather take their chances with one defenseman on the ice in four-on-four play than play it safe and have the skills competition to fall...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins winning streak ends in shootout

The Boston Bruins dominated play against the Montreal Canadiens last night when the teams were at even strength.  The problem for the Bruins however is the Canadiens are excellent at drawing penalties, especially against Boston.  That trend of undisciplined play against the Habs continued in Monday’s game, and it cost the team. After the game, Bruins coach Claude Julien talked...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Lucic calls Emelin a "chicken," Julien still hates shootouts, and Bergy takes accountability

So the 12-game winning streak is dead and buried, done so by the hands and sticks off the Montreal Canadiens.But as entertaining and exciting as the game may have been (no matter the result), the fireworks didn't conclude with Alex Galchenyuk's game-winner in extra innings.Emelin and the Habs put an end to Boston's amazing streak (via J. Wickerman/AP)Multiple Bruins payers...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins sloppy against Canadiens

The Canadiens did a lot of celebrating in their 4-1 victory over the Bruins. (Photo Credit: Steve Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images) The Boston Bruins came into their showcase matchup against the Montreal Canadiens after one of their best stretches of the season.  Having won four straight games, including scoring six goals in their last three wins, it seemed like perfect timing for...
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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